|Home page Politics|
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov has met with a delegation from the Khazar Policy Center, an independent US think tank.
Axar.az reports that he Foreign Ministry told that the minister told the delegation about the recent events in the region, including the new post-conflict situation, trilateral statements and issues related to their implementation, the elimination of the occupation factor, the sovereignty of international law, territorial integrity and He gave detailed information on the possibility of normalization of relations between Azerbaijan and Armenia on the basis of the principles of inviolability of internationally recognized borders, the implementation of the process of restoration, reconstruction and reintegration in the liberated territories.
Bayramov noted the steps taken by Azerbaijan to implement the tripartite statements, including the return of Azerbaijani prisoners of war to Armenia, the handing over of 1,600 bodies of Armenian servicemen, as well as the opening of communication lines. At the same time, the other side was informed that Armenia has not yet provided information on the 4,000 Azerbaijanis missing as a result of military operations in 1991-94.
Speaking about the recent tensions in the border area of the two countries, the Minister noted that Azerbaijan continues to strengthen the border protection system within its territorial integrity, and this process is carried out on the basis of maps on each side. It was stressed that this issue was politicized by Armenia, and such differences should be resolved through negotiations.
Touching upon energy issues, Bayramov spoke about large-scale projects in this area and their contribution to the development of the region. The continued support of the United States for energy projects initiated and implemented with the participation of Azerbaijan was noted with satisfaction.
Afterwards, the Minister answered the questions of the delegation and exchanged views on bilateral relations, as well as regional security issues.
2021.05.19 / 19:55